Accommodation Services

The mission of Accommodation Services is to be an active partner with students, faculty and staff in creating an accessible learning environment where students with disabilities have an equal opportunity to participate in all aspects of Lakeshore Technical College programs, services, and activities. The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990 (42 U.S.C & 12101. et seq), the ADA Amendment Act of 2008, and Section 504(e) of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C & 794), prohibits discrimination of persons because of their disability.

Accommodations are outcome neutral, and are not intended to provide any advantage or guarantee of success in a course or program. Some examples of a reasonable accommodation may include, and is not limited to:

  • Advocacy
  • Note-taking, or recorded lecture
  • Extended time for exams and quizzes
  • Separate testing room, less distracting environment
  • Reader for testing
  • Scribe for testing
  • Textbooks in alternative formats i.e. eTexts, audio, enlarged print, Braille
  • Preferential seating
  • Sign language interpreting
  • Captioning

A student requesting ADA accommodation(s) is required to:

  • Submit an Accommodation Request Form (.PDF Document Get Adobe Acrobat Reader) to Accommodation Services.
  • Submit documentation of the stated disability. This documentation must identify the disability for which accommodation is requested, and substantiate that the need for accommodation is related to the disability. In general, documentation should not be more than five (5) years old. Documentation may include, and is not limited to:
    • Individual Educational Plan (IEP)
    • Psychological Evaluation
    • Medical Records

A student requesting Title IX Pregnancy & Parenting accommodation(s) is required to:

If you have any questions about accommodations, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact the Accommodation Services Office at 920.693.1222 or 920.693.1274

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